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  • Trend goes with Postini for spam

    Antivirus company Trend Micro is adding spam protection to its security offerings, licensing an antispam engine from Postini Inc. for use by its corporate customers.

    09 Jan. 03 07:43 Written by Paul Roberts
  • CES - Linux heading for cell phones

    The Linux operating system has made the jump from computer servers to handheld computers, digital video recorders and wristwatches and soon may find a home inside your cellular telephone.

    09 Jan. 03 07:36 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Cisco takes aim at new competitors

    Cisco Systems has signaled its readiness to take on new rivals, such as Dell Computer Corp., that are moving into Cisco's traditional network equipment markets.

    09 Jan. 03 07:12 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • MACWORLD - Apple introduces X11 for Mac OS X

    At Macworld Expo San Francisco 2003, Apple Computer introduced X11 for Mac OS X that allows X11-based applications to run side-by-side with native Mac OS X applications on the same desktop.

    09 Jan. 03 07:08 Written by Staff Writers
  • CES - Microsoft "Smart Displays" begin shipping

    Microsoft's plan to let people access their PCs from wireless "Smart Displays" located about the home draws closer to reality this week. After a slight delay, ViewSonic Corp. on Wednesday will release the first product based on Microsoft's new software in the US, with a similar device from Philips Consumer Electronics Co. due out at the start of February.

    08 Jan. 03 14:40 Written by James Niccolai
  • Nortel chooses alliance executive

    Nortel Networks this week announced that Masood Tariq has been appointed president, global alliances, responsible for managing and expanding the company's strategic alliances and partnerships.

    08 Jan. 03 14:38 Written by Jim Duffy
  • OASIS ponders PKI security for Web services

    OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) Tuesday announced that it has formed a technical committee to advance PKI (public key infrastructure) adoption for Web services and other applications.

    08 Jan. 03 12:22 Written by Paul Krill
  • MACWORLD - Even Woz still uses Mac OS 9

    The division between Macintosh users running Apple Computer Inc.'s new and old operating systems came under the microscope at the Macworld Conference and Expo here as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak joined industry experts in a panel discussion Tuesday on the merits of Mac OS X.

    08 Jan. 03 12:05 Written by Matt Berger
  • Microsoft rolls out ISA Server Feature Pack 1

    Targeting much improved application protection, Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced the availability of Feature Pack 1 for Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000.

    08 Jan. 03 11:41 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • ColdFusion adds support for latest application servers

    Macromedia Tuesday announced that its ColdFusion MX scripting environment has been extended to support the latest application servers from BEA Systems Inc., IBM Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc.

    08 Jan. 03 11:24 Written by Carol Sliwa
  • Apple ramps up wireless in notebooks

    Apple not only introduced an industry first notebook with a 17-inch display, it also became the first major company to deploy as yet unapproved technology for Wi-Fi access.

    08 Jan. 03 09:59 Written by Ephraim Schwartz
  • Sanmina-SCI will build IBM eServer, IntelliStation

    Continuing its metamorphosis from a manufacturing company to a services organization, IBM announced that Sanmina-SCI Corp. will manufacture a portion of IBM's servers and workstations in a deal worth US$3.6 billion over three years. IBM also announced a separate outsourcing agreement with Solectron Tuesday.

    08 Jan. 03 08:46 Written by Tom Krazir
  • Vietnam opens up to open source

    Greater use of open source software will help Vietnam build its own software industry more rapidly and promote creativity among local developers, delegates to a software seminar in Vietnam have concluded.

    08 Jan. 03 08:39 Written by David Legard
  • Riverstone purchase fortifies plan

    Riverstone Networks's recent acquisition of start-up Pipal Systems underscores the company's strategy to utilize MPLS as the technical underpinning of the metro Ethernet aggregation capability of its routers.

    08 Jan. 03 08:32 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Microsoft rolls out ISA Server Feature Pack 1

    Targeting much improved application protection, Microsoft on Tuesday announced the availability of Feature Pack 1 for Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000.

    08 Jan. 03 08:30 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • ICANN raises concerns over VeriSign IDN change

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) on Tuesday expressed concerns regarding a service launched last Friday by VeriSign designed to handle internationalized domain names (IDNs).

    08 Jan. 03 08:29 Written by Laura Rohde
  • Liberty Alliance: 2003 will bring products, services

    While lacking specifics, a poll of Liberty Alliance Project member organizations indicates that 2003 will see the emergence of new technology that applies identity management and user authentication standards developed by the industry consortium.

    08 Jan. 03 08:28 Written by Paul Roberts
  • EMC heralds uptick in earnings

    EMC has announced better-than-expected preliminary earnings for its fourth quarter -- good news it credited to an uptick in customer spending, particularly in the area of midrange storage arrays.

    08 Jan. 03 08:22 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Cisco, IBM pair to deliver Fibre Channel products

    Cisco Systems and IBM Tuesday agreed to combine the companies Fibre Channel storage-area networking products to sell to customers, a move analysts say is the start of a new era in Fibre Channel.

    08 Jan. 03 08:18 Written by Deni Connor
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